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What the Society Offers

 

  • A series of winter meetings with talks
    and social events

  • Twice yearly newsletter (winner of Newsletter of the Year 2009)

  • Opportunities to join in excavations, fieldwork and other practical work

  • Other publications and films on DVD
    when available



To join LIHS come along to any meeting or download an application form by clicking the link below. Annual subscription £15 single, £20 joint for couple.

Click to download application form PDF

Califat Entrance

 

Canal

 

Macks Garage

About LIHS

From October to April, LIHS meet at St. Mary's Community Hall, St. Mary's Avenue, Braunstone Lane, LE3 3FT generally on the third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm but check Winter Programme page.  Designed to appeal to everyone, topics cover a variety of subjects related to local history and industrial archaeology. We are also building a digital collection of images and past Bulletin articles.
boat trip lake district

Brendon Hills

Above: Past weekends organised by LIHS
We can often offer help and advice to other groups and individuals on related topics, and thanks to the generosity of donors, we have a small collection of printed matter including books and leaflets which is available to members for information and research.
Visitors are always welcome to attend for a small fee.  We publish a newsletter twice a year, and a substantial Bulletin as and when work is completed. See publications. We are affiliated to the Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) and to the Leicestershire Archaeology and Historical Society (LAHS), which has just celebrated its 150th anniversary, and several of our members also support this organisation.

An early field trip of LIHS members

LIHS members working on the lead mining site of Esgair Hir 
in Cardiganshire in the 1980s.